Artillery and acessories

The artillery collection has 704 exhibits: wall guns, mortars, cannons, falconets as well as various accessories:
 

  • bullets
  • calliper gauges
  • calliper compasses
  • loading shovels
  • loading sticks
  • casing cleaners
  • casing scrapers


In addition to the two falconets that date from around the year 1500, the armoury also houses three cannons from the 17th and 18th centuries. Amongst some of the oldest exhibits is a forged barrel made in Sebald Pögl’s workshop in Styria as well as three volley guns from the final years of the 15th century.

Objects

Mortar

Graz, Conrad Seiser, 1652


In 1652, the Styrian estates ordered this mortar from the Graz gun foundry of Conrad Seiser.  more...

Signal mortars

17th century


Signal mortars were used as way of warning people about the prospect of enemy invasion.  more...

Double-barrelled volley gun

late 15th century


Amongst the oldest weapons in the armoury are three double-barrelled volley guns dating from the end of the 15th century.  more...

Matchlock muzzle-loading wall gun - Harquebus

Styria, 16th century


Wall guns are muzzleloaders that can be loaded from the front with bullets or gunpowder.  more...

Styrian Armoury

Herrengasse 16
8010 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9810
zeughaus@museum-joanneum.at

 

Opening Hours
08. December 2020 to 26. March 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays

admission only as part of a guided tour


27. March 2021 to 31. October 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm

admission also without a guided tour (audioguide, brochure)


01. November 2021 to 31. March 2022 Tue-Sun, public holidays 11am - 5pm

admission only as part of a guided tour


Guided tours: 11am, 12:30 pm and 2pm (GER, EN). For specific dates, please visit our calendar. Additional guided tours on advance notice.

 

5th April 2021
24th May 2021
1st November 2021

24th/25th December 2020
1st January 2021
16th February 2021
24th/25th December 2021